The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally sent his condolences across to the family of Chief Vincent Ogbulafor who is the former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had passed on Friday at 73.
In a statement which had been put out by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja, Buhari had also commiserated with some of the leaders and members of the PDP, the Olokoro Royal family in Umuahia, the government and the people of Abia State over the loss of the former party chieftain.
According to the president, the former national chairman will also be remembered for his role in the nation’s democratic growth and he commended the zeal of the late Prince of Olokoro in sustaining the unity and progress of the country.
Buhari had also prayed that God would accept the soul of the departed, and comfort his family.
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his joy and satisfaction, and that of the entire country with the military as well as other security agencies on the safe release of the remaining 23 kidnapped train passengers held in captivity by terrorists for 6 months.
In another report, while he had been reacting to the news of the safe release of the hostages in line with his earlier directives, President Buhari pointed out that the nation owed the military and all other security and intelligence agencies a debt of gratitude for the successful conduct of the operation leading to the release of the hostages, saying that these agencies had shown outstanding capabilities over this period that the whole world will not fail to take note of.
The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu was quoted as saying, ‘This country’s Armed Forces are as good as any. Given needed support and encouragement as we have been doing, there is no task that they cannot accomplish. I commend them for this remarkable outcome.’
In expressing satisfaction with the successful deployment of both kinetic and non-kinetic processes leading to the eventual safe release of the remaining hostages, President Buhari also congratulated the families of the victims for having them back alive.